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$BatchOutput

$BatchOutput
is True if output in the current session is being sent in batch mode, suitable for reading by other programs.
  • The initial value of $BatchOutput is typically determined by a command-line option when the Mathematica session is started.
In an interactive session, $BatchOutput is False:
Run a standalone kernel:
Show the contents of the file. This will have the value of $BatchOutput:
Delete the file:
In an interactive session, $BatchOutput is False:
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Run a standalone kernel:
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Show the contents of the file. This will have the value of $BatchOutput:
Delete the file:
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